Lon Chaney. Victor Jory and John Bromfield star in this nautically set variation on the Poe stories The Tell-Tale Heart and The Gold Bug. Three fishermen go in search of a treasure and it leads to murder. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Manfish, AAP, Lon Chaney Jr, Victor Jory, John Bromfield, Edgar Allan Poe, Murder, Guilt, Revenge,...
Lon Chaney plays Blizzard, a deranged psychopath scarred by the childhood operation where a young doctor mistakingly amputated both of his legs. Hellbent on revenge Blizzard becomes a master criminal. This is one of Lon Chaney's most famous non-horror roles. This is copied from video mastered off a well worn home movie print. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Feature Films, Silent films, Lon Chaney, Wallace Worsley, Gouverneur Morris
Season 2 Episode 12 This is the only episode of the Thriller series to enter the Public Domain. It stars and is directed by John Newland of One Step Beyond fame. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Thriller, Boris Karloff, John Newland
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1910) is the earliest surviving film version of L. Frank Baum's 1900 novel, made by the Selig Polyscope Company without Baum's direct input. It was created to fulfill a contractual obligation associated with Baum's personal bankruptcy caused by The Fairylogue and Radio-Plays, from which it was once thought to have been derived. It was partly based on the 1902 stage musical, though much of the film deals with the Wicked Witch of the West, who does not appear in the... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 10 reviews ) Topics: Wizard of Oz, 1910, L Frank Baum, Silent
The Sinking of the Lusitania, released in 1918, is an animated short film by American artist Winsor McCay. It features a short 12 minute explanation of the sinking of RMS Lusitania after it was struck by two torpedoes fired from a German U-boat. The film was one of many animated silent films published to create anti-German sentiment during World War I. McCay illustrated some 25,000 drawings for the production. The film is stylized as a documentary, informing viewers on details from the actual... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews ) Topics: Lusitantia, Winsor McCay, Animation, History, World War I, Propaganda
Episode 1.15 25 May 1949. Features Yul Brynner (with blonde hair!) as Dr Nestri. Contains original Westinghouse ads presented by Betty Furness. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Studio One, Yul Brynner